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Archive for May, 2015

Millions going on mental health experiment

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government is using some of the most vulnerable Kiwis as guinea pigs against official advice and in the absence of international evidence that its experiment will achieve the desired results, Labours Health spokesperson Annette King says. Read more »

A further blow for landlords and their tenants

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

The rental property industry almost got through a week without a new regulation making it harder to provide tenants with homes, said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors Federation. However at ten to five on Friday afternoon, … Read more »

James Shaw: I Am the Bridge Between the Greens And Business

Press Release – TVNZ

The new male co-leader of the Greens, James Shaw, has told Corin Dann on this mornings Q+A that he is the man to boost the partys economic credibility in the minds of both voters and business. Read more »

ew Zealand engagement in ‘Boat people’ crisis summit

Press Release – Amnesty International

South East Asia: New Zealand engagement in Boat people crisis summit an opportunity that must not be missed Read more »

James Shaw speech to 2015 Green AGM

Speech – Green Party

I want to start by paying tribute to Russel and all the work hes done for our party and our cause. Read more »

New Green’s leader calls on PM to talk over climate change

Press Release – Green Party

New Green Party Co-leader James Shaw has challenged John Key to find common ground over climate change, in his inaugural speech at the Green Partys AGM today. Read more »

Early morning maternity flight

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Early this morning at 0400hrs the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was called to transfer a 19 year old Te Puke woman from Tauranga hospital to Auckland hospital, the woman had gone into premature labour and required specialist maternity … Read more »

Will countries ‘walk the talk’ to end the tobacco epidemic?

Article – CNS

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Auckland Rates Meeting June 10

Press Release – Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert

Auckland residents Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert are part of a group of concerned ratepayers organising the Auckland Rates Increases Public Meeting to be held June 10. There is widespread anger at the imposition of an average 9.9% rates increases … Read more »

Government needs to know what’s worth saving

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling on all New Zealanders to implore the Government that action on climate change is imperative to save our economy, environment and way of life. Read more »

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